Restaurants in Oceanside

Best Restaurants

“Himalayan Bistro Oceanside is a restaurant known for its great staff and amazing food. The menu features a variety of dishes, including Indian and Nepalese options. The lunch special, priced at $15, offers two small main courses, pickled vegetables, jasmine rice, naan, and a choice of spice level. Desserts, such as mango ice cream, are available to enhance the dining experience. The restaurant is spacious and comfortable, offering a variety of dishes that may surprise those unfamiliar with Nepalese cuisine. The waitstaff is knowledgeable and able to accommodate various tastes and preferences.”

4.8 Superb152 Reviews
The Plot 1733 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside Vegan • $$

“The Plot offers a delightful dining experience with a great atmosphere, excellent service, and delicious food. The menu features creative vegan interpretations of classic dishes, as well as a variety of non-alcoholic drinks and local beers. Customers highly recommend this restaurant for its elevated and satisfying cuisine.”

4.7 Superb232 Reviews
Craft Coast Beer & Tacos 275 Mission Ave, Oceanside Brewery • $$

“Craft Coast Beer & Tacos offers a laid-back vibe with delicious food, including birria nachos and tacos, paired with a great selection of local brews. The restaurant features indoor and outdoor seating, including dog-friendly areas, and provides quick service at an affordable price point. Its chill atmosphere, amazing location, and epic IPAs make it a must-visit spot near the beach.”

4.7 Superb135 Reviews
Dija Mara 232 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside Indonesian • $$

“Dija Mara serves flavorful dishes with a good level of spice, offering a customizable mocktail option. The menu, tastefully crafted from a flavor and presentation perspective, features favorites like Kerabu salad and pork belly skewers. With exceptional service and a perfect atmosphere, this North County SD spot offers a unique dining experience, including special occasions like their Leap Day prix fixe dinner with wine pairings, featuring dishes like Roti.”

4.5 Superb64 Reviews
Sizzler 3805 Plaza Dr, Oceanside Seafood • $$

“Sizzler is a restaurant known for its respectful and positive staff, including Leo, Hugo, Shiloh, and Amin. The food consistently receives high praise, particularly the delicious salmon and the generously sized baked potato. The salad bar is also a popular choice. Sizzler is a great option for families, with attentive service and a welcoming atmosphere.”

4.6 Superb191 Reviews
Tipping Pint Brewing Co. 3229 Roymar Rd, Oceanside Brewery • $$

“Tipping Pint Brewing Co. is a unique brewery located inside Hangar 76, offering a diverse selection of beers, including an Imperial Stout. The small bar area seats six, but the hangar provides ample seating options, including indoor and outdoor areas, picnic benches, and couches. The brewery often hosts live music and serves food from a local kitchen, including pizzas and salads. Parking can be limited, but street parking is available. With its upscale atmosphere and family-friendly vibe, it's an excellent spot to bring the whole family. The brewery also offers a unique experience, making it worth the trip.”

4.8 Superb49 Reviews

Restaurants by Cuisine

Gaja Korean BBQ 2693 Vista Way, Oceanside Korean • $$

“Gaja Korean BBQ is a restaurant known for its variety of preseasoned meats, which are said to be amazing and tender. The staff is described as helpful and accommodating, and the robots delivering food around the restaurant are mentioned as a fun feature. The location is considered convenient for college students and the food is referred to as tasty, although not the most authentic for experienced Korean BBQ lovers. The restaurant has a flat rate with unlimited food and a policy of charging for leftovers. The bathrooms are mentioned as a drawback with a bad smell. The price is noted as a bit higher than usual, but the food quality is considered high. Overall, Gaja Korean BBQ is described as a decent option in the area with a fun and unique experience.”

4.5 Superb248 Reviews
Roots Craft Juice 631 S Cleveland St, Oceanside Juice • $$

“Roots Craft Juice is a local juice and bowl spot that offers a variety of fresh options. The "What's Up Doc" smoothie is a popular choice, as well as their gluten-free toast and avocado toast. The cocoa butter smoothie is also a favorite among customers. The restaurant has a cozy atmosphere and they offer take-out service for those in a hurry. They also offer "hinger shots" and a selection of freshly pressed juices. Overall, Roots Craft Juice is a great place to enjoy a healthy and tasty meal.”

4.8 Superb72 Reviews
Felix's BBQ with Soul 3613 Ocean Ranch Blvd, Oceanside Barbecue • $$

“Felix's BBQ with Soul offers absolutely delicious food with attentive and efficient staff. Known as one of SD County's top BBQ spots, they also serve a rich soul food menu. Customers love the chicken, brisket, greens, coleslaw, and jambalaya. The clean and contemporary space might resemble a chain restaurant, but the prices are on the higher side. Overall, a great spot for tasty BBQ and soul food favorites.”

4.5 Superb202 Reviews

Restaurants with Delivery

Dija Mara 232 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside Indonesian • $$

“Dija Mara serves flavorful dishes with a good level of spice, offering a customizable mocktail option. The menu, tastefully crafted from a flavor and presentation perspective, features favorites like Kerabu salad and pork belly skewers. With exceptional service and a perfect atmosphere, this North County SD spot offers a unique dining experience, including special occasions like their Leap Day prix fixe dinner with wine pairings, featuring dishes like Roti.”

4.5 Superb64 Reviews

“Eris Vegan Food Co. is a fully vegan restaurant located near Oceanside's beaches, with a cool interior, generous seating, and a user-friendly website. The owner and staff are known for their helpfulness and friendliness. Standout dishes include the flavorful and texturally impressive gyro and tacos. Customers appreciate the balanced, energy-giving meals and look forward to trying more of the restaurant's delicious offerings.”

4.8 Superb198 Reviews

“Himalayan Bistro Oceanside is a restaurant known for its great staff and amazing food. The menu features a variety of dishes, including Indian and Nepalese options. The lunch special, priced at $15, offers two small main courses, pickled vegetables, jasmine rice, naan, and a choice of spice level. Desserts, such as mango ice cream, are available to enhance the dining experience. The restaurant is spacious and comfortable, offering a variety of dishes that may surprise those unfamiliar with Nepalese cuisine. The waitstaff is knowledgeable and able to accommodate various tastes and preferences.”

4.8 Superb152 Reviews
The Plot 1733 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside Vegan • $$

“The Plot offers a delightful dining experience with a great atmosphere, excellent service, and delicious food. The menu features creative vegan interpretations of classic dishes, as well as a variety of non-alcoholic drinks and local beers. Customers highly recommend this restaurant for its elevated and satisfying cuisine.”

4.7 Superb232 Reviews

“Tipping Pint Brewing Co. is a unique brewery located inside Hangar 76, offering a diverse selection of beers, including an Imperial Stout. The small bar area seats six, but the hangar provides ample seating options, including indoor and outdoor areas, picnic benches, and couches. The brewery often hosts live music and serves food from a local kitchen, including pizzas and salads. Parking can be limited, but street parking is available. With its upscale atmosphere and family-friendly vibe, it's an excellent spot to bring the whole family. The brewery also offers a unique experience, making it worth the trip.”

4.8 Superb49 Reviews
Turmeric Hut 125 Old Grove Rd STE-4, Oceanside Indian • $

“Turmeric Hut offers a delicious and authentic Indian dining experience. The staff is attentive and the food is flavorful, especially the curry dishes. The restaurant provides a variety of spice levels to suit every palate. Though the ordering process may be a bit confusing at first with the electronic system, the welcoming service and fresh, tasty food make up for it. The naan bread is particularly fresh and delicious, and the masala chai with no sugar is a must-try. Overall, Turmeric Hut is a great place for those looking for genuine Indian cuisine and excellent service, making it a highly recommended dining spot.”

4.7 Superb194 Reviews
Come On Over Cafe 2405 Oceanside Blvd, Oceanside Cafe • $

“Come On Over Cafe is a hidden gem in southern Cali, offering fresh coffee and delicious sandwiches. The staff is friendly and attentive, even providing snacks for your furry friends. The garlic ham on an everything bagel is a must-try, with high-quality ingredients and careful preparation. The cozy and clean atmosphere makes it a perfect spot to enjoy a dirty chai or macchiato. The excellent service, fair pricing, and top-notch food quality set this cafe apart from others in the area. Stop by soon for a great experience at Come On Over Cafe!”

4.9 Superb94 Reviews

“Local Canes in Oceanside, CA, is a delightful spot for sugar cane enthusiasts. Their authentic and refreshing sugar cane drinks, with add-ons like passion fruit and dragonfruit, are a must-try. The inviting atmosphere and friendly service make each visit a positive experience. While some wish for a different serving style, the sugarcane juice itself is undeniably delicious. Whether you're a local or a passing visitor, Local Canes is a hidden gem worth exploring for a locally crafted sugar cane beverage.”

4.9 Superb92 Reviews
Ding Tea Oceanside 4259 Oceanside Blvd, Oceanside Bubble Tea • $

“Ding Tea Oceanside is a charming spot with a unique atmosphere. The chalkboard menus feature creative artwork, and the prices are affordable. The menu is extensive, offering something for everyone. The baristas are attentive and friendly, handling a high volume of customers with ease. The store has a fun atmosphere, complete with a photo booth and board games. The drinks are amazing, with the Oreo Fantasy being a popular choice.”

4.7 Superb172 Reviews
Thai Table Time 1910 Oceanside Blvd STE D, Oceanside Thai • $

“Thai Table Time offers a wide variety of dishes, with customers praising the quantity and impeccable service. Although initial concerns arose due to external factors, the restaurant provided a pleasant dining experience. The fresh spring rolls were particularly enjoyable, as were the green curry and Tom Yum soup. The sampler was also highly regarded. Unfortunately, it seems the restaurant may have closed, as phone calls have gone unanswered for several months.”

4.8 Superb114 Reviews
Pier Pizza 209 N Tremont St, Oceanside Pizza • $

“Pier Pizza is a must-try spot for pizza lovers! The Dirty Bird pizza and garlic knots come highly recommended. The Buffalo chicken slice and honey on the sausage and Pepperoni are delicious surprises. The chocolate chip cookie is a perfect way to end the meal. The staff is friendly and the atmosphere is chill. Stop by for a quick late-night bite or grab two slices and a drink for lunch. Don't miss out on this killer pizza place!”

4.8 Superb103 Reviews

“Craft Coast Beer & Tacos offers a laid-back vibe with delicious food, including birria nachos and tacos, paired with a great selection of local brews. The restaurant features indoor and outdoor seating, including dog-friendly areas, and provides quick service at an affordable price point. Its chill atmosphere, amazing location, and epic IPAs make it a must-visit spot near the beach.”

4.7 Superb135 Reviews

“Alohana Acai Bowls & Coffee offers delicious acai bowls with a variety of bases and toppings, served by friendly staff in a clean environment. Customers appreciate the generous portions and affordable prices, as well as the speedy service even when busy. The kind staff and delightful bowls make for a positive experience, making it a recommended spot for acai bowl lovers.”

4.9 Superb73 Reviews
Black Plague Brewing 2550 Jason Ct, Oceanside Brewery • $

“Black Plague Brewing is a restaurant known for its excellent beer and welcoming atmosphere. The Tropicus and Nyjah beers are mentioned as nice and smooth, with a citrus flavor and not too hoppy. The Full Metal Burgers are described as expensive but dank. The service is highlighted as 5-star, with friendly and knowledgeable staff. The atmosphere is described as dark, edgy, and post-apocalyptic, yet welcoming and comfortable for large parties. The restaurant is praised for its creativity and passion in every aspect, from the hand-drawn labels to the inventive brewing techniques. Overall, Black Plague Brewing is a unique and enjoyable dining experience.”

4.8 Superb91 Reviews
Sizzler 3805 Plaza Dr, Oceanside Seafood • $$

“Sizzler is a restaurant known for its respectful and positive staff, including Leo, Hugo, Shiloh, and Amin. The food consistently receives high praise, particularly the delicious salmon and the generously sized baked potato. The salad bar is also a popular choice. Sizzler is a great option for families, with attentive service and a welcoming atmosphere.”

4.6 Superb191 Reviews

“Wrench and Rodent Seabasstropub offers a unique and exciting dining experience, combining Japanese and French influences with creative and delicious sushi. Chef Davin's culinary artistry is showcased through flavorful and visually stunning dishes, making it a satisfying and lovely experience. With many options to choose from, including photo-worthy rolls, this neighborhood spot is perfect for first-time visitors and sushi lovers alike.”

4.3 Superb183 Reviews
Local Tap House 308 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside Bar • $$

“Local Tap House offers a great atmosphere, friendly service, and reasonable prices. The menu features delicious dishes such as the "Dirty Bird", Firehouse Roll, Short Rib French Dip, and pecan crusted salmon with brussel sprouts and sweet potato mash. The restaurant can accommodate large groups and has a quick turnaround on food orders. With plenty of parking options nearby, it's a highly recommended spot for a casual night out, perfect for families and groups of friends.”

4.6 Superb119 Reviews
The Lab Collaborative 201 N Cleveland St suite 109, Oceanside American • $$

“The Lab Collaborative in Oceanside offers delicious and inspiring food, with standout dishes like the wedge salad and Shrimp & Apple Salad. However, some reviewers have experienced slow and inattentive service on certain visits. The restaurant has a lively atmosphere and offers good hard cider options.”

4.3 Superb181 Reviews

Outdoor Dining

1022 Cafe & Gelateria 602 Mission Ave, Oceanside Ice Cream Shop • $

“1022 Cafe & Gelateria is a popular spot that serves some of the best gelato in the area. The staff is friendly and eager to let customers sample different flavors. The gelato is delicious, with unique flavors like pistachio and matcha. The cafe also offers coffee and other beverages. Overall, it's a great place to stop for a sweet treat or a coffee, especially after dinner.”

5 Superb147 Reviews
Ignite Coffee Company 605 Mission Ave, Oceanside Coffee & Tea • $

“Ignite Coffee Company is a popular local spot known for its exceptional coffee and friendly staff. The flat white and dirty chai are standout drinks, with the chai extract having a delightful sweetness. The coffee is praised as excellent, and the shop offers a comfortable atmosphere for working, relaxing, or grabbing a quick cup. They also cater to dietary restrictions with dairy-free options and provide ample space for kids to enjoy.”

5 Superb86 Reviews
Plantology Cafe 913 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside Coffee Shops • $

“Plantology Cafe in Oceanside offers a cozy and welcoming atmosphere with friendly and energetic staff. Their menu features delicious and strong drinks like the Lavender Haze Latte, as well as amazing food and a wide selection of plants. This family-run business is highly recommended and wheelchair accessible.”

4.9 Superb80 Reviews
In-N-Out Burger 936 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside Hamburger • $

“In-N-Out Burger is a popular fast food chain that serves excellent burgers and fries. Their food is fresh and tasty, and customers appreciate that they are not stingy with their portions. While some locations may have wheelchair accessibility issues, the restaurant has a loyal following for its high-quality fast food.”

4.6 Superb217 Reviews
Los Tacos 2183 Vista Way Suite B-9, Oceanside Tacos • $

“Los Tacos serves exquisite food at a great value, with options like the big spicy surf and turf burrito and a huge cup of horchata. The service is outstanding, with hot, fresh, and quickly served food. The staff goes above and beyond, making it worth tipping at the counter. The atmosphere is standard for a corner store Mexican shop, but the food is top-notch, including breakfast burritos and al pastor.”

4.6 Superb181 Reviews

“Wrench and Rodent Seabasstropub offers a unique and exciting dining experience, combining Japanese and French influences with creative and delicious sushi. Chef Davin's culinary artistry is showcased through flavorful and visually stunning dishes, making it a satisfying and lovely experience. With many options to choose from, including photo-worthy rolls, this neighborhood spot is perfect for first-time visitors and sushi lovers alike.”

4.3 Superb183 Reviews
The Lab Collaborative 201 N Cleveland St suite 109, Oceanside American • $$

“The Lab Collaborative in Oceanside offers delicious and inspiring food, with standout dishes like the wedge salad and Shrimp & Apple Salad. However, some reviewers have experienced slow and inattentive service on certain visits. The restaurant has a lively atmosphere and offers good hard cider options.”

4.3 Superb181 Reviews
Beach Break Cafe 1802 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside Breakfast • $

“Beach Break Cafe is a restaurant with a surfing theme, featuring local and famous surfers in its decor. The staff are enjoyable and dedicated to their jobs. The fish tacos are a popular choice, but requesting the tortillas on the side is recommended to prevent sogginess. Sandwiches are also a great option. The menu offers a 50/50 drink, which can be customized as a hot cocoa and coffee mix with whipped cream. The omelettes, such as the Awesome omelette and Chile verde omelette, are delicious, and the salsa complements them well. The fruit bowl is refreshing, and the crumb cake is a delightful surprise. The service from employees like Summer is excellent. Overall, it is a classic California surfer beach town experience, making it an ideal spot for breakfast.”

4.6 Superb177 Reviews
Valle 222 N Pacific St, Oceanside Latin American • $$$$

“Valle is a restaurant that offers a welcoming atmosphere and attentive service. The bar is known for its high-quality drinks and the bartender, Miguel, is praised for his attentiveness. While the prices are on the higher end, the food, including seafood and tasting menus, receives positive feedback for its quality ingredients and unique flavors. The restaurant can accommodate dietary restrictions, as demonstrated by their ability to work with a diner's dairy allergy. Valle is located near a paid public parking lot. Some may find the flavors to be strong or adventurous, but overall, Valle is a recommended dining destination.”

4 Good139 Reviews
TNL Boba Tea 3829 Plaza Dr #605, Oceanside Bubble Tea • $

“TNL Boba Tea is a beloved boba tea shop that has been delighting customers for years. Known for its exceptional boba and refreshing fruit smoothies, the shop has earned a loyal following. Customers praise the use of real fruit in the smoothies, with one reviewer describing the mango smoothie as a "blended up FRESH mango" delight. The attentive and friendly staff further enhance the experience, remembering regular customers' orders and engaging in friendly conversations. With its commitment to quality and exceptional customer service, TNL Boba Tea has become a cherished part of the community, and a must-visit destination for boba tea enthusiasts.”

4.9 Superb62 Reviews

“Gaby's Tacos Food Truck offers an authentic Mexican dining experience with a menu featuring carne asada fries, surf n turf burrito, fish and carnitas tacos, and horchata. Customers praise the flavorful carnitas tacos, the well-seasoned surf n turf burrito, and the friendly, helpful staff. The clean and inviting ambiance, good music, and ample parking make it a great spot to try Mexican cuisine.”

4.7 Superb98 Reviews
Roots Craft Juice 631 S Cleveland St, Oceanside Juice • $$

“Roots Craft Juice is a local juice and bowl spot that offers a variety of fresh options. The "What's Up Doc" smoothie is a popular choice, as well as their gluten-free toast and avocado toast. The cocoa butter smoothie is also a favorite among customers. The restaurant has a cozy atmosphere and they offer take-out service for those in a hurry. They also offer "hinger shots" and a selection of freshly pressed juices. Overall, Roots Craft Juice is a great place to enjoy a healthy and tasty meal.”

4.8 Superb72 Reviews

“Best Pizza & Brew Oceanside serves exceptional pizza with a standout crust that's chewy and firm, similar to sourdough. Their half cheese and half meatball parm pizza is a hit, with great Italian seasoning, fresh cheeses, and well-balanced red sauce. The restaurant also offers a satisfying selection of brews, including a good red ale. While service can be inconsistent, the pizza and salads are consistently delicious, making it a popular spot for repeat visitors.”

4.5 Superb217 Reviews
Cosmos Burger 208 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside Burgers • $

“Cosmos Burger in Oceanside, California, is a popular spot known for its delicious food and great service. Despite the long lines, the fast service and flavorful dishes like the hot chicken sandwich and truffle fries keep customers coming back. The owner and chef are friendly and humble, adding to the welcoming atmosphere. The burgers are well worth any wait, and the tiramisu is a standout dessert. Reasonably priced and with generous portions, this restaurant is a must-visit for burger lovers looking for a tasty meal in a friendly setting.”

4.6 Superb123 Reviews
Felix's BBQ with Soul 3613 Ocean Ranch Blvd, Oceanside Barbecue • $$

“Felix's BBQ with Soul offers absolutely delicious food with attentive and efficient staff. Known as one of SD County's top BBQ spots, they also serve a rich soul food menu. Customers love the chicken, brisket, greens, coleslaw, and jambalaya. The clean and contemporary space might resemble a chain restaurant, but the prices are on the higher side. Overall, a great spot for tasty BBQ and soul food favorites.”

4.5 Superb202 Reviews
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allmine 119 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside Pizza • $$

“Allmine is a charming restaurant that offers an exceptional dining experience. The open kitchen allows diners to enjoy the aromas of freshly baked breads, lasagna, and pizzas. The restaurant prides itself on using high-quality ingredients, evident in every bite. Standout dishes include the housemade burrata, caesar dressing with chicken sausage and roasted vegetables, and delicious pizzas like the rabbit hole. The service is impeccable, with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Great for enjoying organic wines and live music, this Oceanside restaurant is a cut above the rest.”

4.6 Superb110 Reviews
The Hangar 76 3229 Roymar Rd, Oceanside Bar • $$

“The Hangar 76 is a popular spot for social gatherings, offering a variety of options including wine, beer, and pizza. The restaurant has a cool atmosphere and hosts fun events like trivia nights. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable, with Morgan being particularly notable for her excellent service and willingness to accommodate parties of all sizes. The wine selection is impressive, with a great value wine club option. Additionally, the brewery on site, Tipping Pint, offers a great selection of beers. With live music and a casual environment, The Hangar 76 is a great spot to relax and have a good time.”

4.6 Superb56 Reviews
Mission Avenue 711 Mission Ave, Oceanside New American • $$

“Mission Avenue is a popular spot that offers a great dining experience. The atmosphere is ideal for a relaxed evening out, with a cozy environment perfect for conversation. The menu features a range of options, including grits and shrimp with Cajun spice, which is a rare find. The kids' menu is also well-received. The service is prompt and friendly, with bartenders who can create creative mocktails. The patio seating area is comfortable, with heaters available for chilly evenings. Overall, Mission Avenue is a great choice for a night out with family or friends.”

4.5 Superb151 Reviews

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Matsu 626 S Tremont St, Oceanside Japanese • $$$$

“Matsu offers a more fine dining experience with a warm staff. The delicious food includes favorites like Kampachi and A5 Rib Cap. The drinks are delightful, making the entire experience perfection. They highly recommend the 10-course vegan tasting menu, praising the attention to detail and flavors. The dark atmosphere with well-lit tables gives a unique vibe, though some suggest a separation from the entrance to maintain the mood. Overall, Matsu provides remarkable food, excellent service, and a beautiful dining experience.”

4.3 Superb87 Reviews

“Go Go Japan Sushi & Bento offers a delightful dining experience with its fresh sushi, artful rolls, and diverse bento options. The restaurant is known for its attentive service, reasonable prices, and a wide range of delectable menu items, including the Baja hamachi roll, hot night roll, and chocolate mochi. Customers praise the restaurant's welcoming atmosphere and the staff's willingness to guide first-time sushi diners.”

4.7 Superb73 Reviews
Mission Avenue 711 Mission Ave, Oceanside New American • $$

“Mission Avenue is a popular spot that offers a great dining experience. The atmosphere is ideal for a relaxed evening out, with a cozy environment perfect for conversation. The menu features a range of options, including grits and shrimp with Cajun spice, which is a rare find. The kids' menu is also well-received. The service is prompt and friendly, with bartenders who can create creative mocktails. The patio seating area is comfortable, with heaters available for chilly evenings. Overall, Mission Avenue is a great choice for a night out with family or friends.”

4.5 Superb151 Reviews
Communal Coffee 602 S Tremont St Suite 100, Oceanside Coffee Shops • $

“Communal Coffee is a hidden gem in Brixton, offering a calming and pretty environment. The coffee and food options are good, though slightly pricey. The trendy coffee shop has a cozy atmosphere and a beautiful selection of products. Despite being crowded at times, it's a cute and great spot for delicious food and satisfying coffee. Try their tasty vegetarian breakfast option!”

4.2 Good95 Reviews

“China Fusion-Vista Way offers a range of Chinese dishes, including pork fried rice, broccoli beef, and Mongolian beef. Lunch specials are available between 11-15 dollars, which include a protein and half-and-half chowmein with white rice. The restaurant also offers a cup of egg drop soup with dine-in orders. While some reviewers have had positive experiences, others have been disappointed with the quality of food, citing overpriced and unappetizing dishes such as the dinner ontree's honey walnut shrimp and dry ribs.”

4.7 Superb63 Reviews
Texas Roadhouse 2735 Vista Way, Oceanside Steak House • $$

“Texas Roadhouse is a family-friendly restaurant that offers a great dining experience. The staff are helpful and happy to accommodate dietary restrictions, such as Keto diets. The menu features a range of options, including a 12oz. Ft. Worth ribeye steak, bacon green beans, broccoli, and a green salad with oil and vinegar. The bread with cinnamon butter is a highlight, and the blooming cactus appetizer is a unique treat. With plenty of parking and a kid-friendly atmosphere, Texas Roadhouse is a great choice for families and adults alike. The food is delicious, and the prices are very affordable for the huge portions.”

4.4 Superb218 Reviews
The Miller's Table 514 S Coast Hwy a, Oceanside Wine Bar • $$

“The Miller's Table offers a unique dining experience with a cozy and intimate ambience. The restaurant is known for its take-out sandwiches, dinners, and wines to-go. Customers have praised the attentive service and friendly staff. One customer mentioned a custom 5-course meal with wine pairings for their anniversary, highlighting the creative and delicious flavor fusions. The community seating adds a fun and unexpected element to the dining experience. The themed meals are well-prepared and offer a diverse range of dishes to cater to different preferences. The restaurant's inviting atmosphere, twinkling lights, and classic love songs create a special setting for a memorable meal. Overall, The Miller's Table is recommended for those looking for a charming and enjoyable dining experience with a touch of creativity and warmth.”

4.7 Superb57 Reviews
Mangia e Bevi 3613 Ocean Ranch Blvd Ste. 100, Oceanside Italian • $$

“Mangia e Bevi is a great place to enjoy authentic Italian cuisine. The CAPRESE Salad, CHICKEN SALTIMBOCCA, and PEPPADEW PIZZA were favorite dishes for a group of 12. The food is fantastic, with a fluffy and thin crust margarita pizza being insanely good. The pasta is homemade, and the bread service is unique with fresh basil baked in. The Spinach and chicken ravioli was exceptionally well-prepared, with a nice balance of flavors. The polpette and chicken small plate were well-seasoned and enjoyable even the following day. While the ambiance is not 5-star, the service is excellent. The restaurant has a welcoming atmosphere, reminiscent of a hole in the wall in Italy. A diamond in the rough for those looking for a combination of tapas and traditional Italian cuisine.”

4.5 Superb82 Reviews
Blade 1936 401 Seagaze Dr, Oceanside Pizza • $$

“Blade 1936 offers a variety of classic Italian dishes, with a focus on seafood pasta. The 3-course meal menu includes appetizers and delicious desserts like tiramisu and chocolate cake. The service is exceptional, with friendly staff and accommodating hosts. The back room provides a quieter dining experience for those looking to have conversations. The chef, who hails from Sicily, ensures each seafood ingredient is cooked perfectly. Overall, a recommended dining spot for a great meal and atmosphere.”

4.3 Superb243 Reviews

“La Familia Callejas Restaurant offers a fun and lively atmosphere with TVs showing soccer and Mexican music playing. The staff is extremely nice and the food is delicious, with fresh and quality ingredients. The menu is substantial and reasonably priced. The restaurant serves traditional dishes such as menudo, caldo de res, and fresh tortillas. The salsa is flavorful and the mango margaritas are a highlight. Overall, this neighborhood-style restaurant is authentic and a great spot for karaoke nights.”

4.4 Superb107 Reviews

“The Privateer Coal Fire Pizza is a charming spot with friendly staff, including Chelsea and another lovely lady, who provide exceptional service. The restaurant offers a variety of options, including vegan choices. The OKC PIE, a vegan pizza, is a new addition to the menu, featuring creamy sweet potato sauce and vegan cashew mozzarella. The truffle fries are fresh and crunchy, and the pizzas have delicious crusts. The lemon ricotta and margherita pizzas are popular favorites, and the poached pear arugula salad is a refreshing option. Overall, the food is delicious, and the atmosphere is cute and inviting.”

4.4 Superb101 Reviews
Chen's Kitchen 815 College Blvd Ste. 107, Oceanside Chinese • $

“Chen's Kitchen is a hidden gem for Chinese food lovers. The salt n pepper wings and shrimp are must-try items that are expertly prepared. The owner is friendly, and the staff is welcoming, providing a pleasant dining experience. The menu offers fresh and delicious options like orange chicken, shrimp fried rice, and moo shoo chicken. The small establishment may be easy to overlook, but the quality of the food and the friendly service make it a worthwhile visit for anyone craving Chinese takeout. Enjoy a great meal in a nice setting at Chen's Kitchen.”

4.5 Superb56 Reviews
The Rooftop Bar 201 N Myers St, Oceanside Beer Bar • $

“The Rooftop Bar, also known as Roof Tap Bar, is a popular spot for locals and visitors alike. It offers fresh and tasty oysters, as well as perfectly crafted Whisky and Coke and whisky on the rocks. The bar boasts a breathtaking view of the ocean, making it an ideal location for watching sunsets. A DJ often adds to the ambiance, creating a fun and enjoyable atmosphere. The cocktails are named after local beaches and surf spots, and small plates are available, although they can be a bit pricey. The service is generally impeccable, with attentive and friendly staff. However, it can get crowded, resulting in long wait times for a table and slow service. Despite this, it remains a favorite spot for many, including those who bring their pets along.”

4.3 Superb157 Reviews

“Full Metal Burgers Oceanside is a food truck located near Black Plague Brewing, serving up some of the best burgers and pulled chicken nachos around. The burgers, seasoned deliciously, feature high-quality bacon and fresh vegetables. This is a must-try spot for a flavorful and satisfying meal.”

4.5 Superb55 Reviews
Waraii Sushi 4225 Oceanside Blvd # F, Oceanside Sushi • $$

“Waraii Sushi is a small, friendly restaurant known for its great service and consistent, delicious food. Favorite dishes include the Crunch Dragon and I Love You rolls, Lovely Gloria, Lemon Flash, teriyaki bowl, and ramen. The staff is happy to customize rolls to your liking, and their specialty rolls are highly recommended. It is a local treasure, with many customers returning frequently, sometimes even multiple days in a row.”

4.4 Superb58 Reviews
Flying Pig Pub & Kitchen 509 Mission Ave, Oceanside Bar & Grill • $$

“Flying Pig Pub & Kitchen offers a dimly lit, relaxed atmosphere with straightforward service. The Pig Burger, a mix of pork and beef with bacon jam and pickles, is a little gem. Some wished for added crunch like french fried onions. The fries are thinly sliced like "frites." The menu may not cater to all lifestyles, but the service is excellent. The On A Mission drink with bourbon and Prosecco is a favorite. Alex, the waiter and bartender, is fast and friendly, making the experience enjoyable.”

4.5 Superb133 Reviews
Savory Thai Restaurant 3829 Plaza Dr #601, Oceanside Thai • $$

“Savory Thai Restaurant is a highly acclaimed Thai eatery, offering an exceptional dining experience. The menu boasts mouthwatering dishes such as chicken satay, curry, and pineapple fried rice, which have been praised by customers as some of the best Thai food they've ever tasted. The restaurant is known for its large portions, excellent service, and a light, bright atmosphere. Whether you prefer mild or spicy, Savory Thai Restaurant is sure to satisfy your cravings for authentic and flavorful Thai cuisine.”

4.7 Superb65 Reviews
Ty's Burger House 515 Mission Ave, Oceanside Hamburger • $$

“Ty's Burger House offers great food, service, and vibes. The burgers are delicious, with the jalapeño burger being a standout. Onion rings and fries, including sweet potato fries, are also highly recommended. The owner, Ty, provides a welcoming atmosphere and ensures customers feel well taken care of. This local business delivers an enjoyable dining experience with its high-quality burgers and friendly service.”

4.6 Superb81 Reviews

24 Hour Restaurants

“Deiberto's Mexican Restaurant serves a variety of quality Mexican dishes, including fish burritos, bean and cheese burritos, carne asada fries, quesadillas, and rolled tacos. The food is fresh, cooked to perfection, and reasonably priced. The salsa bar offers flavorful options, and the staff is attentive. The restaurant is open 24 hours, making it a great choice for late-night cravings, and the drive-through option is convenient.”

3.6 Good95 Reviews
Jack In The Box 2474 Vista Way, Oceanside Fast Food • $

“Jack in the Box offers a variety of food including curly fries, regular fries, chicken sandwiches, tenders, tacos, and brownies. The curly fries are well-seasoned but may be served cold. The chicken sandwich is unusual and the soda may taste like plain soda water. The service can be slow, and there have been instances of workers arguing in Spanish. Some customers have reported issues with missing items such as pickles, napkins, and receipts. The prices have been noted to be higher than before. Despite these issues, the staff, particularly Anthony, is often praised for their positive attitude and excellent customer service.”

2.4 Poor58 Reviews
Texas Roadhouse 2735 Vista Way, Oceanside Steak House • $$

“Texas Roadhouse is a family-friendly restaurant that offers a great dining experience. The staff are helpful and happy to accommodate dietary restrictions, such as Keto diets. The menu features a range of options, including a 12oz. Ft. Worth ribeye steak, bacon green beans, broccoli, and a green salad with oil and vinegar. The bread with cinnamon butter is a highlight, and the blooming cactus appetizer is a unique treat. With plenty of parking and a kid-friendly atmosphere, Texas Roadhouse is a great choice for families and adults alike. The food is delicious, and the prices are very affordable for the huge portions.”

4.4 Superb218 Reviews
Crab Pub - Oceanside 3766 Mission Ave UNIT 111, Oceanside Seafood • $$$

“Crab Pub is a spacious restaurant near Oceanside with a variety of seafood options to choose from. The Seafood Boil is a popular choice, served with delicious oysters, hush puppies, combo 2, and head-on shrimp. Customers can customize the spice level of their dishes. The attentive servers, like Blake and Alexia, provide excellent customer service. The portions are generous and fulfilling, leaving diners stuffed to the gills. With a clean and spacious interior, Crab Pub is a great place for families and is conveniently located just 10 minutes away from the beach.”

4.5 Superb115 Reviews
The Miller's Table 514 S Coast Hwy a, Oceanside Wine Bar • $$

“The Miller's Table offers a unique dining experience with a cozy and intimate ambience. The restaurant is known for its take-out sandwiches, dinners, and wines to-go. Customers have praised the attentive service and friendly staff. One customer mentioned a custom 5-course meal with wine pairings for their anniversary, highlighting the creative and delicious flavor fusions. The community seating adds a fun and unexpected element to the dining experience. The themed meals are well-prepared and offer a diverse range of dishes to cater to different preferences. The restaurant's inviting atmosphere, twinkling lights, and classic love songs create a special setting for a memorable meal. Overall, The Miller's Table is recommended for those looking for a charming and enjoyable dining experience with a touch of creativity and warmth.”

4.7 Superb57 Reviews

Takeout Restaurants

“Casera Latin Kitchen and Bakery is a family-owned restaurant that offers authentic and delicious Latin cuisine. Known for its friendly staff, the restaurant is a popular spot for customers seeking a welcoming atmosphere. The empanadas and Peruvian Ceviche (available on weekends) are highly recommended. For those with a sweet tooth, the guava pastry is a must-try. The restaurant also offers Colombian food, which can be hard to find, and the prices are very affordable. The cleanliness of the restaurant is commendable, and the owners are kind and helpful. Meat dishes are cooked to perfection, and the flavors are amazing. Overall, Casera Latin Kitchen and Bakery is an excellent choice for anyone looking for a taste of Latin cuisine. Parking is available but requires caution while driving.”

4.8 Superb119 Reviews
Crumbl - Oceanside 459 College Blvd Suite 3, Oceanside Bakery • $

“Crumbl serves delicious cookies, particularly the peanut butter ones, with top-notch service in a clean environment. The young and helpful staff ensure quick and efficient ordering, with the option to order ahead. Located in a convenient strip mall with other dining options, Crumbl offers decadent treats with fast service and easy parking.”

4.6 Superb152 Reviews

“Curry and More is a beloved Indian restaurant that has consistently impressed its customers with its exceptional cuisine and outstanding service. Known for its authentic flavors and spice levels that cater to all preferences, the restaurant offers a diverse menu that includes delectable dishes such as the coconut curry chicken, which has been described as "perfection in a dish." The naan, with its wonderful crunch, is a customer favorite. The restaurant's management has been praised for their exceptional customer service, going above and beyond to ensure a satisfying dining experience for all.”

4.6 Superb142 Reviews
And Breakfast Burritos 1904 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside Breakfast • $

“And Breakfast Burritos is known for serving some of the best breakfast burritos in North County. Their meals are made with fresh and high-quality ingredients, and they offer catering services with fair pricing. The restaurant has a friendly and helpful crew, and they take the time to cook fresh meals, although seating may be limited when it gets busy. The garlic tots are a popular addition to their delicious sausage and bacon burritos. Overall, And Breakfast Burritos offers a great dining experience with accommodating service.”

4.7 Superb94 Reviews
Dutch Bros Coffee 1700 Oceanside Blvd, Oceanside Coffee Shops • $

“Dutch Bros Coffee serves high-quality coffee, including the popular Annihilator and Caramelizer drinks. The customer service is exceptional, with friendly and outgoing staff who are knowledgeable about their products and take the time to engage with customers. They are efficient, courteous, and genuine, making every visit a pleasant experience. With a warm and welcoming atmosphere, Dutch Bros Coffee is a great spot to grab a coffee and start your day off right.”

4.5 Superb240 Reviews
The Crimson Cake 3800 Oceanic Dr #118, Oceanside Bakery • $$

“The Crimson Cake is a highly-recommended bakery in Oceanside. Known for their impressive presentation and delicious flavors, their cakes are a showstopper. Their Strawberry Shortcake and Luscious Lemon combination is a crowd-pleaser, with the cake being "AMAZINGGGG!!". They also offer an assortment of pastries, including macaroons and crème puffs, although some may find them a bit large. With a reputation for providing excellent service and beautiful presentation, The Crimson Cake is a great choice for special occasions, such as anniversaries or holidays.”

4.9 Superb54 Reviews
Local Tap House 308 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside Bar • $$

“Local Tap House offers a great atmosphere, friendly service, and reasonable prices. The menu features delicious dishes such as the "Dirty Bird", Firehouse Roll, Short Rib French Dip, and pecan crusted salmon with brussel sprouts and sweet potato mash. The restaurant can accommodate large groups and has a quick turnaround on food orders. With plenty of parking options nearby, it's a highly recommended spot for a casual night out, perfect for families and groups of friends.”

4.6 Superb119 Reviews
Bound Coffee Company 2110 S Coast Hwy Suite C, Oceanside Coffee Shops • $

“Bound Coffee Company in Oceanside is a must-visit gem for coffee lovers. Their caramel latte is a standout, as is the salted caramel latte. The breakfast burritos are a hit, and the cozy, clean, and cute interior makes it a perfect spot to work. The staff is friendly and gives great recommendations. Prices are reasonable, with options like an iced mocha latte with almond milk or an iced vanilla bean latte. While service may be a bit slow, the delicious food and impeccable drinks make it worth the wait. Whether you're a local or just passing through, Bound Coffee Company comes highly recommended for a great coffee and tasty bites experience.”

4.7 Superb83 Reviews
Banana Dang Coffee 115 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside Coffee Shops • $

“Banana Dang Coffee is a cute shop offering a unique banana flavor coffee. Their banana latte is light with subtle notes of banana. The menu is a good size, and the coffee is worth coming back for. The friendly staff creates a great atmosphere, surrounded by fun merchandise and local art. Try their signature banana latte, made with real banana syrup, and enjoy the cozy and inviting ambiance.”

4.7 Superb82 Reviews
Sunshine Kitchen 1006 Mission Ave Suite A, Oceanside Japanese • $

“Sunshine Kitchen in Oceanside is a hidden gem with comfy booths and good vibes. The service is top-notch and the food is delish, especially the sunshine fries and hand rolls. The teriyaki dinner plate is a must-try, with generous portions. The sushi is also a highlight. Despite a minor issue with the toilet, the overall experience is excellent and worth a return visit. Don't miss out on this little hole in the wall!”

4.6 Superb112 Reviews
allmine 119 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside Pizza • $$

“Allmine is a charming restaurant that offers an exceptional dining experience. The open kitchen allows diners to enjoy the aromas of freshly baked breads, lasagna, and pizzas. The restaurant prides itself on using high-quality ingredients, evident in every bite. Standout dishes include the housemade burrata, caesar dressing with chicken sausage and roasted vegetables, and delicious pizzas like the rabbit hole. The service is impeccable, with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Great for enjoying organic wines and live music, this Oceanside restaurant is a cut above the rest.”

4.6 Superb110 Reviews
Buccaneer Cafe 1508 S Pacific St, Oceanside Cafe • $

“Buccaneer Cafe is a charming spot across from the beach, offering big, delicious burritos and tasty mache lattes. They are accommodating to dietary needs and have a decent menu selection. It's a great place for kids, with easy parking. A total gem in South O, known for their Loco Moco and coffee. Enjoy your meal while watching the ocean from across the street.”

4.6 Superb106 Reviews
Don's Country Kitchen 1938 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside Breakfast • $

“Don's Country Kitchen is a popular spot with large portions and friendly servers. The food is delicious, with standout dishes like the meat lovers omelet and French toast. The atmosphere is welcoming, with both indoor and outdoor seating areas, although parking can be limited. The staff is always smiling and helpful, making it a great spot for families. While wheelchair accessibility could be improved, the bathroom is larger and tables with regular seats are available. Overall, Don's Country Kitchen is a great choice for a tasty meal and a pleasant dining experience.”

4.6 Superb99 Reviews
Handel's Homemade Ice Cream 228 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside Ice Cream Shop • $

“Handel's Homemade Ice Cream offers a wide selection of flavors, with generous scoops at an affordable price. The small cone is $3.50 with two to three scoops, while the 4-scoop sampler costs $5.50. Reviewers praise the quality of the ice cream, citing its homemade taste and generous portions.”

4.5 Superb155 Reviews
In-N-Out Burger 4605 Frazee Rd, Oceanside Hamburger • $

“In-N-Out Burger is a popular fast-food restaurant known for its focus on a select few products. While the burgers are considered good, some may not find them to be great. The restaurant is often busy, but the staff is efficient in both the drive-thru and inside the establishment. Customers appreciate the friendly service and the cleanliness of the restaurants. The milkshakes are also praised for being thick and delicious. Despite a minor issue with a missing order, the restaurant's customer service was commendable, as they promptly addressed the problem and provided a thoughtful resolution, solidifying the company's commitment to going above and beyond for its customers.”

4.5 Superb152 Reviews
SONU BBQ 3744 Mission Ave, Oceanside Korean • $$

“SONU BBQ offers an authentic Korean BBQ experience in Oceanside. With a wide variety of main dishes and sides, including Kobe beef, shrimp, salmon, and kimchi, diners can enjoy an all-you-can-eat spread for a fixed price. The service is attentive and friendly, allowing guests to cook their food under their own hood. The restaurant offers a fun and savory experience, making it a great choice for those looking for a unique dining experience in the area.”

4.5 Superb101 Reviews
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Matsu

Matsu 626 S Tremont St, Oceanside Japanese • $$$$

“Matsu offers a more fine dining experience with a warm staff. The delicious food includes favorites like Kampachi and A5 Rib Cap. The drinks are delightful, making the entire experience perfection. They highly recommend the 10-course vegan tasting menu, praising the attention to detail and flavors. The dark atmosphere with well-lit tables gives a unique vibe, though some suggest a separation from the entrance to maintain the mood. Overall, Matsu provides remarkable food, excellent service, and a beautiful dining experience.”

4.3 Superb87 Reviews
Guahan Grill 4259 Oceanside Blvd #104, Oceanside Barbeque • $$

“Guahan Grill is a beloved restaurant that offers an exceptional dining experience. The BBQ chicken plate and finadene sauce are customer favorites, with the banana donuts being a must-try dessert. The food is consistently described as "amazingly delicious" and "pure gold." While the service can be a bit rushed at times, the overall ambiance is perfect for enjoying the flavorful and satisfying meals. This hidden gem is a must-visit for those seeking an authentic and enjoyable dining experience.”

4.5 Superb89 Reviews

Drive-Thru Restaurants

“Dairy Queen Grill & Chill is a convenient and accessible restaurant with a captivating ocean view patio. The service is exceptional, and the online ordering and rewards system is user-friendly. The ice cream is really good, with popular treats like peanut butter parfaits and vanilla cones dipped in chocolate. The food comes out fast, but be prepared for challenging parking, especially during busy hours.”

4.4 Superb61 Reviews
Wienerschnitzel 1960 Oceanside Blvd, Oceanside Fast Food • $

“Wienerschnitzel in Oceanside on Oceanside Blvd is a favorite spot for fresh food and good customer service. The employees are amazing, with a special shoutout to Bryan, who is very personable. They offer vegetarian options like veggie dogs and are always friendly to kids. Despite a not-so-great smog check experience nearby, the service and food at Wienerschnitzel made the day perfect, with great deals to top it off.”

4.2 Good73 Reviews
Angelo's Burgers 2035 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside Fast Food • $

“Angelo's Burgers serves delicious food, including huge breakfast burritos and customizable options like egg whites only. The avocado bb and carne asada bb are popular choices, and the red and green salsas add a flavorful touch. While the prices are reasonable, be aware that extra dipping sauces may incur an additional charge. Overall, Angelo's provides simple, fast, and satisfying meals at a good value.”

4.1 Good141 Reviews
Chick-fil-A 3475 Marron Rd, Oceanside Fast Food • $

“Chick-fil-A serves great food, including grilled chicken nuggets and chicken sandwiches, with quick service. Despite some parking lot and drive-thru navigation issues, the Quarry Creek location stands out for its top-notch service. The restaurant's reward program is also a highlight, offering perks like free sandwiches that keep customers coming back.”

4 Good121 Reviews
Wienerschnitzel 624 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside Fast Food • $

“Wienerschnitzel is a welcoming restaurant with great food and excellent service. The drive-through line is efficiently managed, and the staff is attentive to customers. Carlos, in particular, stands out for his exceptional customer service, making recommendations and ensuring orders are tailored to taste. He even offers optional toppings, like mustard and grill onions, to enhance the dining experience. Fresh fries are also a plus.”

4 Good61 Reviews
Black Rock Coffee Bar 1918 Oceanside Blvd, Oceanside Coffee Shops • $

“Black Rock Coffee Bar offers a variety of seasonal offerings, with delicious options like the IV coffee. Customers appreciate the friendly service, with one mentioning a kind woman who made the drive-thru experience smoother. While the prices are reasonable and there is a loyalty program, some find the coffee sizes smaller compared to other places. Overall, despite occasional misses, the place is worth a visit for its unique drinks and great service.”

3.9 Good45 Reviews
Wendy's 3705 Plaza Dr, Oceanside Fast Food • $

“Wendy's is a fast-food restaurant that offers delicious meals and excellent customer service. The Asiago Chicken Ranch Club Combo, which includes a breaded chicken breast patty with mayo, lettuce, and tomatoes, is a popular choice among customers. The restaurant's staff, such as Ray, are friendly and efficient, making the ordering process quick and easy. Although some locations may have safety concerns due to the surrounding area, the food and service at Wendy's are consistently good and fresh. With a wide range of menu options, including chocolate chip cookies, Wendy's is a great choice for a fast and satisfying meal.”

3.9 Good70 Reviews
Pedro's Tacos 656 Benet Rd, Oceanside Mexican • $

“Pedro's Tacos is a fast-food joint specializing in fish tacos. Customers praise the fried fish tacos with coleslaw and dressing. The staff is friendly and the menu is broad, offering options like bean burritos and quesadillas. Despite being attached to a gas station, parking can be a challenge. The prices have gone up, but the quality remains high. A satisfied customer recommends stopping by for a quick meal, emphasizing the tasty tacos and convenience of the location. If you're looking for a delicious and fast bite to eat on the go, Pedro's Tacos is the place to go.”

3.8 Good72 Reviews
El Pollo Loco 3500 College Blvd, Oceanside Mexican • $

“El Pollo Loco is a popular restaurant known for its friendly staff, fast service, and tasty grilled chicken. The salsa bar is a highlight, and the restaurant offers wheelchair-accessible parking and a customer restroom. While the food is generally good, some customers have experienced dry chicken on occasion. Overall, it's a convenient option for a quick, healthy meal.”

3.7 Good55 Reviews
Starbucks Old Grove Marketplace, 175 Old Grove Rd, Oceanside Coffee Shops • $

“Starbucks is a popular coffee shop known for its tasty drinks and friendly staff. Customers praise the baristas for their excellent service, with one describing the staff as "super nice" and another noting their "bubbly and kind" demeanor. The drive-through service is also commended for its efficiency, with one reviewer stating that the server "cheerfully fulfilled my order as I asked." However, the lobby service can be slow, so the recommendation is to use the drive-through for a quicker experience.”

3.6 Good49 Reviews
Angelo's Burgers 621 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside Burgers • $

“Angelo's Burgers in Mira Mar offers charbroiled burgers, with a mention of their Pastrami fries combo and cheeseburger being recommended. The restaurant has a well-rounded menu, priced fairly, and is kid-friendly and wheelchair accessible. However, there are mixed opinions on the food, with some finding it phenomenal and others finding it just fine, and there were issues with forgetting a shake order. Parking is available, but the setup is described as weird.”

3.7 Good92 Reviews
Diego's Mexican Food 1030 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside Mexican • $

“Diego's Mexican Food is a great local spot with a large selection of Mexican cuisine at a great price. The friendly and helpful staff ensure a pleasant dining experience. The restaurant is spacious, making it perfect for large parties and events. The food is delicious, with popular items like breakfast burritos and Carne asada fries. With ample parking and a welcoming atmosphere, Diego's is a must-visit for Mexican food lovers.”

3.5 Good79 Reviews

KFC

KFC 2007 Mission Ave, Oceanside Chicken • $

“KFC in Oceanside is known for its exceptional customer service, with accommodating and friendly staff, including managers like Leticia and Flora. The restaurant is clean and well-maintained, making it a pleasant dining experience. The staff is willing to go above and beyond to satisfy customers, even when dealing with unusual situations like mystery coupons. The 9-piece bucket for $15.99 is a popular choice, and the restaurant offers all the fixings for a delicious meal.”

3 Average26 Reviews
Taco Bell 695 College Blvd, Oceanside Fast Food • $

“Taco Bell is a restaurant known for its quick service and affordable options. A customer reported issues with incorrect orders and poor preparation, while another customer praised a staff member named Javier for his exceptional and patient customer service. The restaurant's drive-thru can have long wait times that extend into the street. Some customers have noticed a presence of homeless individuals near the location. Overall, Taco Bell offers a variety of food and friendly staff, but experiences may vary.”

3.4 Good63 Reviews
El Pollo Loco 1004 Mission Ave, Oceanside Mexican • $

“El Pollo Loco serves delicious food, including the tasty chicken and shrimp toastada bowl. The restaurant offers friendly service and convenient parking in Oceanside. While some dishes, like the chicken tacos, may be disappointing, the manager provides exceptional service, making this location a recommended stop.”

3.3 Good52 Reviews
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Valle

Valle 222 N Pacific St, Oceanside Latin American • $$$$

“Valle is a restaurant that offers a welcoming atmosphere and attentive service. The bar is known for its high-quality drinks and the bartender, Miguel, is praised for his attentiveness. While the prices are on the higher end, the food, including seafood and tasting menus, receives positive feedback for its quality ingredients and unique flavors. The restaurant can accommodate dietary restrictions, as demonstrated by their ability to work with a diner's dairy allergy. Valle is located near a paid public parking lot. Some may find the flavors to be strong or adventurous, but overall, Valle is a recommended dining destination.”

4 Good139 Reviews
Mangia e Bevi 3613 Ocean Ranch Blvd Ste. 100, Oceanside Italian • $$

“Mangia e Bevi is a great place to enjoy authentic Italian cuisine. The CAPRESE Salad, CHICKEN SALTIMBOCCA, and PEPPADEW PIZZA were favorite dishes for a group of 12. The food is fantastic, with a fluffy and thin crust margarita pizza being insanely good. The pasta is homemade, and the bread service is unique with fresh basil baked in. The Spinach and chicken ravioli was exceptionally well-prepared, with a nice balance of flavors. The polpette and chicken small plate were well-seasoned and enjoyable even the following day. While the ambiance is not 5-star, the service is excellent. The restaurant has a welcoming atmosphere, reminiscent of a hole in the wall in Italy. A diamond in the rough for those looking for a combination of tapas and traditional Italian cuisine.”

4.5 Superb82 Reviews
Thai Hut Oceanside 3753 Mission Ave, Oceanside Thai • $$

“Thai Hut Oceanside is a delightful restaurant serving authentic Thai cuisine. The owner and staff provide warm, thoughtful, and gracious service, making it a welcoming destination for families. The menu features a range of options, including vegetarian choices like red curry and water spinach. The mango sticky rice is a standout dish, and the restaurant is accommodating for kids with booth seating and a clean restroom. Additionally, Thai Hut Oceanside is wheelchair accessible with handicap parking nearby.”

4.9 Superb32 Reviews

Cheap Eats

Little Fox Cups + Cones 1940s S Freeman St Suite 100, Oceanside Ice Cream Shop • $

“Little Fox Cups + Cones is a delightful spot for absurdly good ice cream. The Golden Hour passion fruit flavor is a must-try. The cones are deliciously delicate. Even during busy times, customers never feel rushed and are encouraged to sample every flavor. The ice cream is smooth, creamy, and bursting with flavor. The shop offers unique flavors, although some customers have experienced minor service mishaps. Overall, it's a cute little ice cream shop worth visiting for a tasty treat.”

4.9 Superb60 Reviews
Evaga 1906 Oceanside Blvd, Oceanside Mexican • $

“Evaga is a local Mexican restaurant known for its fresh and creative dishes. The Signature Grandeur Burrito and the shrimp and mixed seafood taco are customer favorites, while the cheese enchiladas and the "Mexican Candy" drink are also highly recommended. The restaurant has a lively atmosphere with great music and a kid-friendly environment. Though the service can be a bit slow at times, the delicious and high-quality food makes Evaga a local favorite.”

4.9 Superb100 Reviews

“Sinaloa Mexican & Seafood is a go-to spot for delicious Mexican seafood dishes. The restaurant is known for its quick and friendly service, with staff who are grateful for their customers. The menu offers a variety of dishes, including tasty fish tacos, delicious burritos, shrimp cocktails, and fresh ceviche tostadas. The Shrimp Burrito is a popular favorite, and the rolled tacos are also a hit. The restaurant has a clean and simple interior with Mexican cultural decorations and televisions for watching sports. With plenty of seating and parking, it's a great spot for couples or groups. Overall, Sinaloa Mexican & Seafood is a highly recommended, family-owned and operated gem that serves some of the best seafood in Oceanside.”

4.6 Superb108 Reviews
Harbor Fish & Chips 276 Harbor Dr, Oceanside Seafood • $

“Harbor Fish & Chips is a popular local restaurant known for its delicious and generous portions of fish and chips. The fish is fresh, delicious, and served in large pieces. Accompanying sides include coleslaw and fries. Fried zucchini and pickles are also available. Prices are reasonable, making it a great spot for a satisfying meal.”

4.5 Superb152 Reviews
Start Fresh Cafe 1034 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside American • $

“Start Fresh Cafe is a wonderful restaurant for any meal of the day, known for its fresh and delicious food, and accommodating staff. They offer a variety of options for those with dietary restrictions, and a dog-friendly environment. The cafe has good portions, home cooking, and fast service. Don't forget to try their homemade pies! The cafe is wheelchair accessible, with no stairs and extra parking available.”

4.6 Superb96 Reviews
Tikka Masala Hut 3780 Mission Ave Ste 2, Oceanside Indian • $

“Tikka Masala Hut offers excellent Indian food with a range of spice levels from 1 to 6. The naan is beautiful and delicious. Known for great customer service and a smooth online ordering process, it's a perfect introduction to Indian cuisine. Popular dishes include goat curry. Located in Oceanside, the restaurant is wheelchair accessible.”

4.6 Superb96 Reviews
Jitters Coffee Pub 510 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside Coffee Shops • $

“Jitters Coffee Pub is a fantastic destination for coffee lovers. The knowledgeable baristas craft exceptional drinks, and the staff is friendly and welcoming. The coffee beans are roasted in-house, and the pastries are made fresh daily, with flavors that are perfectly balanced. The apricot pastry is a standout, with a homemade taste that pairs perfectly with a cup of coffee. The cafe is a great spot to sit and sip or grab and go, and it's even worth stopping by on the way out of town to grab a bag of beans to take home.”

4.7 Superb70 Reviews
Brown Cup Cafe & Lounge 401 N Coast Hwy Suite 105, Oceanside Coffee Shops • $

“Brown Cup Cafe & Lounge offers a peaceful atmosphere with various seating options, including cozy couches and tables with games and books. The cafe serves a variety of items, including coffee, bagels, and sandwiches, at reasonable prices. Despite occasional mistakes, the owners provide excellent customer service, ensuring a pleasant experience. The cafe is a great spot to study, work, or socialize, with a relaxing vibe and comfortable chairs. Their coffee, smoothies, and avocado toast are highly praised, and they often feature special menu items like curry chicken pastries and chicken and garlic rice.”

4.7 Superb67 Reviews
The Cup Coffee 206 Wisconsin Ave, Oceanside Coffee Shops • $

“The Cup Coffee is a highly recommended cozy spot in town, offering a short but delicious menu of breakfast and coffee options. The service is efficient and friendly, with the staff handling a busy morning crowd with ease. Customers praise the quality of the food, especially the "birdie" breakfast dish, and the welcoming atmosphere created by the owners.”

4.6 Superb88 Reviews
The Pita Guys 4111 Oceanside Blvd Suite 102, Oceanside Middle Eastern • $

“The Pita Guys offers a delightful dining experience with its amazing and flavorful food, great service, and welcoming ambiance. The workers are friendly, helpful, and generous with samples, ensuring customers enjoy their meals. The portions are generous, and the prices are reasonable, making it a fantastic choice for a quick and healthy meal.”

4.5 Superb126 Reviews
Petite Madeline Bakery 223 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside Breakfast • $

“Petite Madeline Bakery is a charming establishment, known for its delicious food and exceptional service. Ideal for various occasions, it has been the setting for delightful brunches, weddings, and other celebrations. Their baked goods, sandwiches, and omelettes have all received high praise. The bakery items, particularly their pastries, are a visual and taste treat. Their croissants, used as alternatives for bread, have been specifically noted for their delectability. Portions are generous, and their guava mimosas are a popular beverage choice. The waitstaff are commended for their kindness and attentiveness. Overall, a highly recommended spot for those seeking a satisfying and enjoyable dining experience.”

4.5 Superb120 Reviews

“Mary's Family Restaurant is a popular diner-style eatery that serves excellent food in a welcoming environment. With a large menu and numerous specials, customers have plenty of options to choose from. The restaurant is known for its generous portions and high-quality ingredients, which result in dishes that taste great. The staff are friendly and accommodating, going above and beyond to meet customers' needs, such as customizing meals to suit dietary requirements. Overall, Mary's Family Restaurant is highly recommended for its delicious food, great service, and traditional atmosphere.”

4.6 Superb79 Reviews
Knockout Pizza 401 Mission Ave B120, Oceanside Pizza • $

“Knockout Pizza offers a delicious New York-style pizza experience. Their classic half-pie is a crowd-pleaser, with a perfect balance of sauce and crust. The chefs' special and Whitestone pizzas are also phenomenal. With a wide selection of craft beers available, there's something for everyone. The customer service is exceptional, with friendly staff willing to go above and beyond. Whether you're stopping by for a quick bite or a meal, Knockout Pizza is a great choice.”

4.5 Superb115 Reviews
Pho House 3753 Mission Ave, Oceanside Vietnamese • $

“Pho House on Mission offers a clean, well-lit space with friendly staff and delicious Vietnamese food. Customers praise the Shrimp Spring Rolls, Chicken Stir Fry, and Clay Pot dishes. Portion sizes are generous, and the quality of ingredients is top-notch. The menu is varied, with highlights including chicken pho, steak pho, and Vietnamese spring rolls. Whether dining in or ordering delivery, Pho House impresses with great service and tasty meals.”

4.5 Superb102 Reviews
The Original Kebab 224 N Coast Hwy #101, Oceanside Pizza • $

“The Original Kebab offers an exceptional dining experience. Friendly owners and staff provide exceptional service, often offering samples of their extensive menu. The food is delicious, with highlights including the beef kabob plate, med food, and baclava. The restaurant also serves chicken shawarma and other mouth-watering dishes. With great seasoning and a welcoming atmosphere, The Original Kebab is a must-visit destination for those craving authentic Mediterranean cuisine.”

4.5 Superb98 Reviews

“The Stone Brewing Tap Room offers a pleasant atmosphere, with a calm and cozy setting during the week. The beer selection is great, with options for non-drinkers, and reasonably priced glasses and merchandise. The outdoor seating area, with patio heaters and a gas flame, provides a comfortable spot to enjoy a pint or flight.”

4.5 Superb75 Reviews
South O Brewing Company 1575 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside Brewery • $$$

“South O Brewing Company is a popular spot with a great environment, offering a variety of good beers and friendly, knowledgeable staff. It has both indoor and outdoor seating, and often features food vendors serving dishes such as shrimp, poke, and sweet treats. The beer selection is constantly changing, providing a reason to visit again and again. The location has a cool vibe and offers decent parking in the area. Dogs are also welcome. Located in Oceanside, it's an ideal place to enjoy a cold beer on a warm summer day.”

4.6 Superb54 Reviews
Blade 1936 401 Seagaze Dr, Oceanside Pizza • $$

“Blade 1936 offers a variety of classic Italian dishes, with a focus on seafood pasta. The 3-course meal menu includes appetizers and delicious desserts like tiramisu and chocolate cake. The service is exceptional, with friendly staff and accommodating hosts. The back room provides a quieter dining experience for those looking to have conversations. The chef, who hails from Sicily, ensures each seafood ingredient is cooked perfectly. Overall, a recommended dining spot for a great meal and atmosphere.”

4.3 Superb243 Reviews
Latin Chef Peruvian Cuisine 4259 Oceanside Blvd # 105, Oceanside Peruvian • $$

“Latin Chef Peruvian Cuisine offers delicious food with great customer service. The menu includes anticuchos, Lomo saltado, ceviche, and chupe de camarones, among other dishes. Customers have praised the flavor and freshness of the ceviche, as well as the perfect balance of its ingredients. The Lomo saltado has been noted for its juiciness and appropriate amount of "jugo". The anticuchos are described as delicious and juicy, and the sauces that accompany them are a highlight. The chupe de camarones is said to be different from what one might find in Peru, but still enjoyable. The seco de res is praised for its smooth texture. The restaurant offers Inca Kola Zero and chica, a Peruvian purple corn drink. The yuca frita with Peruvian salsa verde is highly recommended, and customers are advised to request the green sauce and add salt to enhance the flavor. The restaurant's presentation and cleanliness have also been noted. Some customers have mentioned that the meat could be softer, but the flavor is consistently praised. The restaurant is described as a nice place to take a loved one, and the service is said to be excellent, with staff such as Milena providing great attention to customers and their children.”

4.7 Superb40 Reviews

“The Privateer Coal Fire Pizza is a charming spot with friendly staff, including Chelsea and another lovely lady, who provide exceptional service. The restaurant offers a variety of options, including vegan choices. The OKC PIE, a vegan pizza, is a new addition to the menu, featuring creamy sweet potato sauce and vegan cashew mozzarella. The truffle fries are fresh and crunchy, and the pizzas have delicious crusts. The lemon ricotta and margherita pizzas are popular favorites, and the poached pear arugula salad is a refreshing option. Overall, the food is delicious, and the atmosphere is cute and inviting.”

4.4 Superb101 Reviews
Poki Poki 4140 Oceanside Blvd #143, Oceanside Seafood • $$

“Poki Poki is a place where you can get amazing poki and sushi burritos. The portions are generous, and the service is top-notch with a friendly staff always ready to help. The sushi burrito is a popular choice, with 3 scoops of protein and rice as the base, providing great value for money. Customers on vacation were pleasantly surprised to find this gem. Kids enjoyed avocado rolls, while the family savored poke bowls with a variety of toppings and sauces. The fresh ingredients and customizable options make this place a hit. One reviewer absolutely loves the high-quality tuna and salmon, fresh veggies, and safe rice. The customizable bowls allow for a balanced meal, and the prices are reasonable for the quality. The Subway-style setup lets you pick and choose your ingredients, making it a favorite spot for poke lovers. For vegetarians, there's the option of a veggie bowl with tofu as the protein. Whether you're a poke bowl enthusiast or looking to try a sushi burrito, Poki Poki has something for everyone.”

4.8 Superb32 Reviews
Beer Town 507 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside Gastropubs • $$

“Beer Town is a welcoming spot with a casual atmosphere, ample parking, and a convenient location off Coast Highway. The restaurant boasts a diverse selection of beers, although it lacks kombucha and seltzer options. The menu features a range of delicious dishes, including the highly-recommended Beertown Burger, pretzel, and brisket slider. Other popular items include the coconut shrimp, Giant Pretzel, Thai Chili Wings, and Steak Frites. The service is friendly and quick, making it an ideal spot for a bite and a brew. The restaurant also caters to families, offering juices and games to entertain kids. Overall, Beer Town is a great place to stop in for a relaxing meal and a cold beer.”

4.4 Superb100 Reviews
Tasty Buds LLC 3760 Oceanic Way, Oceanside Soul Food • $$

“Tasty Buds LLC offers mouth-watering meals that impress diners. Known for their flavorful, tender Pork Ribs the Naked Truth combo, the meat almost melts in your mouth. Other popular dishes include sofrito chicken, collard greens, sweet potato mash, and plantains. The restaurant accommodates gluten-free requests, making it a must-visit for delicious and inclusive dining.”

4.8 Superb31 Reviews
Venetos Cucina Italiana 608 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside Italian • $$

“Venetos Cucina Italiana is a charming Italian restaurant with a homey atmosphere. The food is wonderful, with delicious options such as stuffed eggplant Parmesan, garlic knots, and Fettuccine Steak. The pasta is reportedly the best in the region, and the Osso Bucco is melt-in-your-mouth delicious. The service is generally excellent, with the owner being profusely apologetic when things get busy. Despite occasional delays, the staff is friendly and attentive. The restaurant also offers vegetarian options and has a cozy, welcoming ambiance. Overall, Venetos Cucina Italiana is a great place to try, with great food and service.”

4.4 Superb89 Reviews
Tasty Pot Oceanside 1058 Mission Ave, Oceanside Hot Pot • $$

“Tasty Pot Oceanside is a restaurant that offers a range of delicious and generously-portioned hotpots, such as seafood and curry, which can be accompanied by tendon and udon noodles. Appetizers like basil popcorn chicken and firecracker shrimp are highly recommended. The kimchi pot and veggie pot are popular choices, and the spice level can be adjusted to preference. The restaurant has a fun and inviting atmosphere with a server who provides excellent service. The restaurant is a great improvement from its predecessor and offers excellent value for money. Some customers find the soup a bit salty. Overall, Tasty Pot Oceanside is a great dining option in Oceanside, with many customers making it a weekly destination.”

4.4 Superb74 Reviews
The Jazzy Wishbone 234 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside Wine Bar • $$

“The Jazzy Wishbone is a cool spot with a great vibe, decorated with vinyl records and saxophones. The owner, Tim, is friendly and attentive. The spinach dip and flat bread pizza are very good. They have live music, but it can get too loud. The small building can get crowded, but the service is top-tier. The fried chicken on Wednesdays is a must-try, along with the Sassy Susan drink. A nice, chill spot with great music in downtown.”

4.4 Superb59 Reviews
Waraii Sushi 4225 Oceanside Blvd # F, Oceanside Sushi • $$

“Waraii Sushi is a small, friendly restaurant known for its great service and consistent, delicious food. Favorite dishes include the Crunch Dragon and I Love You rolls, Lovely Gloria, Lemon Flash, teriyaki bowl, and ramen. The staff is happy to customize rolls to your liking, and their specialty rolls are highly recommended. It is a local treasure, with many customers returning frequently, sometimes even multiple days in a row.”

4.4 Superb58 Reviews
Northern Pine Brewing Co 326 N Horne St, Oceanside Brewery • $$

“Northern Pine Brewing Co. offers a fantastic beer selection and a welcoming atmosphere, making it a great spot for a night out. The staff is friendly and attentive, providing excellent service. The interior is clean and spacious, with an additional outdoor patio for seating. The food served is delicious, and their IPA is particularly tasty. As a veteran-owned business, it supports local community members. Overall, it's a highly recommended destination for a memorable experience.”

4.4 Superb57 Reviews
Angelina’s Bar And Grill 3375 Mission Ave J, Oceanside Bar & Grill • $$

“Angelina's Bar and Grill is a popular local restaurant and bar that offers delicious food, cold beverages, and excellent customer service. The bartender, Manny, is known for being friendly and welcoming, creating a great atmosphere for customers. This hidden gem is a favorite spot for the nearby community.”

4.7 Superb24 Reviews
Joyee Dumpling House 3460 Marron Rd #107, Oceanside Chinese • $$